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Studies uncover high and often overlooked costs associated with epilepsy

[Seattle] (April 29, 2009) Employees with epilepsy cost healthcare insurers and employers significantly more than those without the condition, according to findings from two studies presented here today at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting. "These findings suggest that t...

Arterial disease of the leg frequently overlooked in patients with heart disease

New York, N.Y. April 28, 2009 Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the legs, in which the arteries become blocked with plaque and blood supply to the legs is reduced, affects eight million people in the U.S. Early detection of PAD is important because it can limit the ability to walk and exercis...

New Analysis: Light and Intermittent Smokers Overlooked in Traditional Tobacco Research

March Issue of Nicotine and Tobacco Research Analyzes Trends, Impact of Light Cigarette Use WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To date, the majority of research conducted about tobacco use has been related to the impact of moderate to heavy smoking. The March 2009 issue of Nico...

Glass tables: An overlooked safety threat

Boston, Mass. - Many households harbor a threat to young children that safety regulations, surprisingly, have overlooked: glass-topped tables and tables with glass panels. A review by Children's Hospital Boston, in collaboration with Consumers Union, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, finds ...

LegalView Reports Details of War Veteran Brain Injuries Overlooked By Officials for Years

LegalView described the plight of a former U.S. soldier whose traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) were continually overlooked by the military causing severe disabilities only a few years after his discharge. The soldier, who suffered several concussions during the war in Iraq, now deals with memory l...

Hope: An overlooked tool in the battle against HIV/AIDS

The links between HIV transmission and the degree to which people are able to adopt realistic plans to achieve future projects, in other words, hope, have been overlooked in policies to tackle HIV/AIDS. New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) argues that hope is a p...

Alcohol Use Frequently Overlooked Before Surgery

Patients with a problem 3 to 4 times more likely to face complications, study says WEDNESDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are frequently overlooked in patients undergoing surgery, say German researchers who studied 1,556 surgical patients. "First, we no...

Hospice: An Overlooked Option

The vast majority of Americans forgo valuable end-of-life care SUNDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Hospice care helps terminally ill patients prepare for death, treating their symptoms and pain and preparing them -- and their families -- for the end. The patients maintain their di...

Long Term Care Insurance for Business Owners & Executives: Tax Benefits Often Overlooked

Welcome Relief for the Hard-Pressed Business Sector KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For people in business, there's good news on the long term healthcare front. They can often insure themselves for less, thanks to favorable tax legislation. "Most owners or executives can use company ...

Dental Health, a Much Overlooked Subject

Access to necessary dental health services and treatment is just as important as regular check up of blood pressure, cholesterol and weight, for maintaining// good health. It has been estimated that that more than $75 billion has been spent on health over the past 12 months. However it ha...
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MedImmune Presents New Data Demonstrating Increased Risk for Medically Attended RSV in Late-Preterm Infants

...available on risk factors among moderately (rather than extremely) premature babies. "The health risks associated with late-preterm birth may be overlooked or misunderstood because these babies often appear as healthy as full-term infants. This study contributes to the growing evidence that, late-preterm ...

Chronic Ankle Pain May Be More Than Just a Sprain

...s (JAAOS) explains that tendon injuries to the ankle can be a possible cause for this chronic pain. In some cases, the condition is untreated or overlooked which prolongs the pain and the problem. "When patients injure their ankles, the injury may not seem serious at first," explains Terrence Philbin...

Parkinson's Disease Medication Triggers Destructive Behaviors

...rescribing dopamine agonists to apprise patients as well as their spouses or partners about this potential side effect. The onset can be insidious and overlooked until life-altering problems develop," says J. Eric Ahlskog, M.D., Ph.D. , Mayo Clinic neurologist who co-authored and treated many of the patients...

Astrocytes Help Separate Man From Mouse

... ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A type of brain cell that was long overlooked by researchers embodies one of very few ways in which the human brain differs fundamentally from that of a mouse or rat, according to researchers who ...

Parents Make Donations to National Autism Association for Cutting-Edge Research

...atments for those diagnosed with autism." NAA's main research focus is on the environmental component of autism spectrum disorders, an often times overlooked area of investigation. The goal of NAA's Progress Research Fund is to financially support studies that hold real promise for understanding mechanisms ...

Chemstar Corporation Announces a New Powerful, One-Step Product That Effectively Controls Listeria, Salmonella, E. coli and Fly Larvae in Floor Drains

...Schurman states: "The problem is that much of the focus has always been on the cleaning and sanitizing of food contact surfaces. An area that is often overlooked or ignored is floor drains." Schurman goes on to cite: "Floor drains are a specific problem area in the food industry because they are a composite o...

Cleveland Clinic Leading Clinical Program to Improve Early-Stage Lung Cancer Detection

... on a visual assessment of the chest radiograph evaluation of the results. However, without chest X-ray CAD, many lung cancers may not be found or are overlooked when lung cancer is most treatable. With chest X-ray CAD, the software "looks at" the X-ray, identifies regions of interest (actionable/suspicious p...

Why Is Polio Spreading in Pakistan?

...g children. While this is a very unfortunate situation — and hopefully can be reversed in the near future — it emphasizes an issue often overlooked in the global battle against disease: culture. Culture plays a strong role in the way a population responds to certain types of technology. The...
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Profix II® Total Knee System

Description:... While most total knee manufacturers focus attention on implant design, one critical aspect often overlooked is instrumentation. The Profix Total Knee System seeks to establish a balance between the total knee implant system and the tools to implant them. Des...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

StealthStation TREON plus Surgical Navigation Technology

Description:...e of the most intelligent surgical navigation systems ever invented. So adaptable, you'll wonder how you ever got by without it. Not a detail was overlooked in designing the TREON plus System to be as versatile as possible. With the TREON plus System, clinical teams have a system that takes full advantag...
Company:Medtronic Surgical Navigation Technologies

GBM -Ab EIA Auto-Immune Markers 013-GBM-48 Glomerular Basement Membrane

Description:...ry opacities at x-ray and/or oliguria are in a sense unspecific and common to a variety of disorders. Mild prodromal lung or kidney symptoms are often overlooked or masked by a precipitating infection. The Immunoscan Anti-GBM offered is based on ELISA methodology (15, 16). The test utilizes wells coated wi...
Company:ALPCO Diagnostics

Profix II* Total Knee System

Description:... While most total knee manufacturers focus attention on implant design, one critical aspect often overlooked is instrumentation. The Profix Total Knee System seeks to establish a balance between the total knee implant system and the tools to implant them. Des...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

Sinskey Nucleus Spatula

Description:... Used to mash overlooked pieces of nucleus into irrigating-aspirating unit and to control nucleus with second hand in phacoemulsification. 31 mm long narrow spatula blade. Rou...
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

Alaris system

Features:...the hospital Earlier identification of programming errors, before a medication error can occur Smart infusion technology for a care area often overlooked when it comes to cutting-edge technology Oncology Ability to schedule multiple-dose therapies based on the optimum times for each particular ...
Company:ALARIS Medical Systems, Inc.
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Vein

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Social phobia

...ng to ... A patient information handout on social phobia , written by the authors of this ... Social phobia is a highly prevalent yet often overlooked psychiatric disorder ... Social Phobias : Mental ... Social phobia is a disorder characterized by overwhelming ... People with social ph...

Oligospermia

...ion, and prognosis. Hidden causes of Oligospermia including causal conditions & diseases, associated medical conditions, and misdiagnosis of overlooked causes. oligospermia ( ¦äləgō′spərmēə ) ( medicine ) Scarcity of spermatozoa in the semen. ... In case of oligospermia due to colchicine is th...

Nose bleeds

...ose bleeds . Acquired prothrombin deficiency - nosebleeds ... Acute promyelocytic leukemia - nose bleeds . more causes... Reviews often overlooked causes of nose bleeds (epistaxis) including vitamin K deficiencies, antibiotic usage and bleeding disorders. The overwhelming majority o...

Hypogonadism

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Gingivostomatitis

...and prognosis. Hidden causes of Gingivostomatitis including causal conditions & diseases, associated medical conditions, and misdiagnosis of overlooked causes. Gingivostomatitis Information from Drugs.com ... Gingivostomatitis is common, particularly among children. ... tests are needed to di...

Diabetic foot care

... foot care . 1. ... the diabetic foot and diabetic foot care advice from a podiatrist ... diabetic foot care is one of the most overlooked aspects of the diabetic's daily ... Diabetic Foot care amputation prevention, wound care , cutting edge research ... Advancing Care o...

Chromosome

... Chromosome ", however was first used by Waldeyer in 1888. They were given the name chromosome (Chromo = colour; Soma ... ... and a previously overlooked site on chromosome 11. Based on 1,168 families with ... Study Links Regions Of Two Chromosomes To Susceptibility For Type Of Autism ... Chrom...
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Scientists find black gold amidst overlooked data

About half of the oil in the ocean bubbles up naturally from the seafloor, with Earth giving it up freely like it was of no value. Likewise, NASA satellites collect thousands of images and 1.5 terrabytes of data every year, but some of it gets passed over because no one thinks there is a use for i...

Major source of radon exposure overlooked at former Ohio uranium-processing plant

CINCINNATIUniversity of Cincinnati (UC) scientists say that a recent scientific study of a now-closed uranium processing plant near Cincinnati has identified a second, potentially more significant source of radon exposure for former workers. That sourcesix silos filled with uranium ore in the p...

Research: Snails were overlooked contributors to marsh destruction

Buoyed by the effects of an intense drought, otherwise harmless snails likely killed off thousands of acres of salt marsh in the Southeast in recent years. Periwinkle snails, known to science as Littoraria irrorata, normally coexist happily with salt marsh. But the drought, which lasted from 1999...

Venomous sea snakes play heads or tails with their predators

... nocturnal behaviour. Yet, despite the number of behavioural studies devoted to this species, the discovery of this false-head-behaviour is a hitherto overlooked anti-predator adaptation. The discovery was made while senior author Arne Redsted Rasmussen was diving off the coast of the Bunaken Island in Indo...

Sustainable agriculture at the ESA Annual Meeting

...far, little effort has been made to improve perennial crops," he says. "Some of greatest possibilities for transforming agriculture may well come from overlooked systems such as perennial grasses." Landscape diversity creates habitat for pest enemies Farmers spend millions of dollars each year on pestici...

Disease threat may change how frogs mate

...could re-shape the way we look at disease management in animals. If such behavioural effects from diseases are widespread, it is likely they have been overlooked in the past, meaning we may be forced to reconsider how such diseases impact on animals. Whilst Ranavirus has been researched in specific relation to ...

New advance in revolutionary 'bullet fingerprinting' technique

...nts from metal surfaces. Researcher Alex Goddard has uncovered a natural technique that he believes is so simple, which can explain why it has been overlooked until now. The technique involves studying the chemical and physical interactions occurring between the metal and the fingerprint sweat deposit. U...

Ozone, nitrogen change the way rising CO2 affects Earth's water

...rs have found that future concentrations of carbon dioxide and ozone in the atmosphere and of nitrogen in the soil are likely to have an important but overlooked effect on the cycling of water from sky to land to waterways. The researchers concluded that models of climate change may be underestimating how m...

Lenfest forage fish task force launched

...len K. Pikitch, Executive Director of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science and chairperson of the Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force. "What's been overlooked for far too long is that forage fish are key players in the ocean's complex food web. Their excessive removal from the oceans threatens to cause a bre...

Study finds homicidal poisoning rising, more likely in infants and elderly

...e rare but on the riseand infants are the most common victimsaccording to a new University of Georgia study that aims to raise awareness of this often overlooked crime. Greene Shepherd, clinical professor in the UGA College of Pharmacy, and recent graduate Brian Ferslew examined seven years of recent federal...
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New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

...s that occur at these surfaces. Cyclic peptides have the ability to bind where traditional drugs cannot, allowing for the identification of previously overlooked targets to fight disease. "We're getting at a chemical space that is very underexplored by traditional drug development and screening," says Joshua...

Elsevier Releases Results of Alternative Energy Research Leadership Study Identifying Top 25 Institutions Worldwide

...aper counts as leaders in specific sub-topics exist within all levels of the university rankings. Examining distinctive competencies shines a light on overlooked output and unrecognized leaders." Based on the top 50 institutions globally, the study also analyzes country output in the three main alternati...

ClearTrial to Chair Session at DIA 45th Annual Meeting on "Effective Operational Planning for Adaptive Clinical Trials"

...s become more prevalent, their operational planning challenges often remain overlooked in the clinical development process. Adaptive trials place a greater burde...s become more prevalent, their operational planning challenges often remain overlooked in the clinical development process. Adaptive trials place a far greater b...

Quest Diagnostics to Present Genomic Studies Related to New Testing Techniques for Leukemia and Prostate Cancer at 2009 ASCO Meeting

... or homoharringtonine (HHT), showed strong synergy, overcoming BCR-ABL135INS-induced resistance in vitro. The findings emphasize the importance of the overlooked alternatively spliced BCR-ABL135INS protein and may provide a strategy to treat resistant disease and eradicate residual CML. Abstract title: "Alterna...

Z Therapy Is The First In North Texas To Offer Revolutionary Treatment Option For Neck Pain Sufferers

...rapy is the first and only rehabilitation specialist in North Texas to offer this technology that is designed to quickly alleviate neck pain. Often overlooked through common tests such as CT scans, MRIs and x-rays, WAD affects soft muscle tissues in the neck. Measuring neck strength, flexibility and range o...

Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. Enters into a $1.27M Contract with the National Cancer Institute to Develop Multiplex Mass Spectrometric Immunoassays for Detection of Low Abundance Cancer-Related Proteins

...s also enables single-step detection of protein isoforms and their individual quantification, which is an important protein diversity aspect regularly overlooked in contemporary proteomics approaches," adds Nedelkov. Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. is a privately held Biotechnology Company focused on developing ...

Inventigo and GridGain Systems Team Up on Delivering Cloud-Enabled High Performance XML Processing

...y to use solution for processing large XML payloads in near real-time fashion. Says Nikita Ivanov, founder of GridGain project, "It is often overlooked by many software architects how a seemingly simple problem of parsing XML data can become a significant performance problem when using generic SAX and...

VAP Test Demonstrates Value of Fish Oil in Reducing Heart Risk for Super Bowl Champs

...Medicare, provides physicians with direct measurement of LDL (bad cholesterol), HDL and all relevant cholesterol subclasses. These important but often overlooked subclasses include non-HDL, particle number as determined by accurate apoB, and emerging risk factors such as Lp(a), low-density lipoprotein remnants ...

Cheaper materials could be key to low-cost solar cells

... of UC Berkeley's Department of Chemistry embarked on an intensive research project to explore the question of whether high-impact materials have been overlooked or underdeveloped during the last several decades of solar cell research. "The reason we started looking at new materials is because people often ...

VAP Cholesterol Test Helps In Search For New Heart Disease Drugs

...ance carriers and Medicare, provides physicians with direct measurement of LDL, HDL and all relevant cholesterol subclasses. These important but often overlooked subclasses include non-HDL, particle number as determined by accurate apoB, and emerging risk factors such as Lp(a), low-density lipoprotein remnants ...
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Artificial life

...e Logic of Computers Group at the University of Michigan . He brought the overlooked views of 19th century American thinker Charles S. Peirce into the modern ...ts, Tommaso Toffoli argued in his PhD thesis that the field should not be overlooked as a mathematical curiosity, because its results were so powerful in explai...
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Proprioception

...f and Straightforward Guide: What is Proprioception ? ... Proprioception — from Latin proprius, meaning "one's own," and perception — is ... One overlooked sense, known as proprioception , is as important, if not more ... Proprioception is "the process by which the body can vary muscle contraction in...
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